Tropical Mango Salsa

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Snacks 0 Comments

There’s no better way to bring the beach to your BBQ than to make a batch of Tropical Mango Salsa! It infuses fresh, tropical flavour into any dish and also makes for a tasty appetizer when paired with organic corn tortilla chips. Don’t forget the guacamole! I made this mango salsa as a topping for chicken fajitas this weekend (recipe …

Maple Walnut Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Maple Walnut & Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks 8 Comments

These gluten-free and vegan banana chocolate chip muffins are simple to make and can be thrown together in a hurry! As a bonus they don’t require any of the unusual or hard to find ingredients often found in gluten-free recipes. These chocolate chip muffins are moist and delicious thanks to the mashed bananas and coconut oil used as a base …

Road trip cookies healthy snack gluten free vegan

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan & Gluten-Free!)

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts, Snacks 0 Comments

Historically I’ve been known to be a total cookie monster by my friends and family! If I’m being honest that hasn’t really changed…although my choice in cookies has most definitely been upgraded! When I was younger I was 100% hooked on cookies that were loaded with sugar, wheat, butter and eggs. I really struggled with my sugar cravings and was …

homemade gluten-free muesli

Apricot Honey-Nut Muesli

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Snacks 6 Comments

This muesli makes a delicious substitute for conventional breakfast cereals.  I like to serve it with almond milk and chopped apples or fresh berries.  The density of nuts and seeds in this recipe makes this recipe a great choice for a pre- or post-workout snack. I love this muesli because it is packed full of fibre, which helps with detoxification …

homemade gluten-free breakfast cereal

Healthy Roasted Nut & Seed Muesli

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Snacks 0 Comments

This recipe is my breakfast staple. I love that it keeps me full and energized through the entire morning. The first meal of the day is SO important in setting your metabolism for the rest of the day to follow. This recipe contains healthy nuts and seeds that are full of natural antioxidants, minerals and healthy fats to keep you …

Gluten and dairy-free festive cranberry loaf

Warm Banana Spice Loaf With Cranberries

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts, Snacks 0 Comments

This banana spice loaf ended up tasting almost more like a cake than your traditional loaf. Friends and family likely won’t even guess that it is gluten and dairy-free! In addition to thoroughly satisfying your taste buds, this recipe is also heart healthy and free of many common food allergens. When buying oat flour, which I use in this recipe, make sure …

Easy homemade guacamole with spinach

Simple Spinach Guacamole

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads, Snacks 0 Comments

One of the best parts about this recipe is that it only takes 5 minutes to throw together!  The spinach guacamole can be enjoyed as a spread for sandwiches, a topping for burgers or as a dip for raw veggies or tortilla chips.  Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse and is an excellent source of iron, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin K …

Gluten and dairy-free banana blueberry muffins

Banana Blueberry Muffins or Loaf

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks 0 Comments

These banana blueberry muffins are gluten and dairy free and contain almost no added sugars! They are a great option for breakfast on the go and make for a quick and easy snack during your busy day.  One of the most important ways to stay on track with your diet is to make sure that you have healthy snacks available …